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Looking for the best fundraising ideas? From nonprofits to corporate funding, discover how you can grow your capital from virtual fundraisers, events, and more.

Buying / Investing in Business

Want to Raise Money? Ignore These 3 Sources of Conventional Wisdom

Entrepreneurs often turn to the same sources of conventional wisdom to improve their odds in the fight for venture capital dollars. Entrepreneurs need to abandon the shackles of conventional wisdom and strive to create unique pitches.

Growing a Business

10 Reasons Your Capital Raising Strategy Is Failing

Have your capital-raising efforts been unsuccessful? Here are a few key areas you need to focus on.

Fundraising

As a Teenager, Clinton Sparks Resorted to Street Crime in Order to Survive. Now He's a Music Producer Who Has Sold Millions of Records With Beyonce, Lil Jon and More. Here's How He Turned Personal Turmoil Into Triumph.

Renowned music producer and DJ Clinton Sparks joins host Jeff Fenster to discuss the importance of relationships and how to level up one's relationship capital game.

Fundraising

A 5-Step Survival Guide to Fundraising for a Niche Industry

Raising investment rounds in these tumultuous times is like navigating a storm. Founders have to be especially thoughtful when it comes to crafting a pitch that will keep their company sailing straight.

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Fundraising

How to Network at Events Like a Pro and Watch Your Startup Soar

No one teaches us how to network for results, and that's why I took on the task over a decade ago. To help you make the most of your next meet-up or conference, here are some of my top practices.

Thought Leaders

How to Navigate Risk, Regulation and Resilience in Entrepreneurship

Setbacks serve as a stark reminder of the volatility and unpredictability inherent in business.

Fundraising

How to Network Like a Pro in 2024

Networking is a personal exercise in sharing your stories and ideas and active listening with a dash of vulnerability.

Buying / Investing in Business

7 Things That Set Angel Investors Apart From Other Early-Stage Investors

I've spent the last year working alongside hundreds of angel investors and founders. Here's the inside scoop on what makes an angel investor different.

Fundraising

Venture Capital 101: A Comprehensive Guide for Startups Seeking Investment

Fundraising is a challenging and stressful process for every startup, not only because the future of your business depends on potential funding but also because you have to exert significant effort to make your company appear investable.

Thought Leaders

This Founder Won $10K for Her Safety-Driven Lipstick Company. Here's the Strategy She Used to Craft Her Perfect Pitch.

On this episode of the "Post-Pitch Podcast," Joy Hoover discusses funding and growing Esoes, her cosmetics company with a mission.

Business Ideas

Secure Your Funding — How Small Business Owners Can Level Up Their Negotiation Tactics With Venture Capitalists

Even if your business is very small or you're new to the business world, you don't need to be intimidated when working with venture capitalists.

Starting a Business

4 Fundamental Mistakes in Fundraising That Startup Founders Can't Afford

Trying to prepare for a fundraising round and want to know what critical errors to steer clear of? Well, you've come to the right place – here's a founder's guidebook on what not to do.

Fundraising

How This Food App Founder Scored a Very Healthy $200K Investment

On the new episode of the "Post-Pitch Podcast," the co-founder of Bitewell discusses how her appearance on "Elevator Pitch" resulted in a tasty investment.

Growing a Business

The Long Game vs. The Short Game — How Small Business Owners Can Master Authentic Customer Relationships

Success isn't just about the number of sales or the size of our businesses. It's about the relationships we build.

Thought Leaders

Who Wins Big on the High-Stakes Season Finale of 'Elevator Pitch'?

Get ready because season 10 ends with big dreams, big emotions and big money!